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NBC
Aug 7, 2009 11:00pm EDT
the game to watch the action in the stands. >> and coming up in sports jim zorn has a statement. and the nats taking on the d'backs and whybo winding road both presented problems of firefighters at the home of peggy. last week flames engulfed her mansion on claim bridge road in upper northwest. ipish live they had difficulty getting water to fight the flames. mayor adrian fenty assisted in finding facts. there were outdated water mains close to the home and the difficulty in assessing fire hydrants. >> the home is 75 years old. there's no side streets to go off of. the streets go all the way tlau on those side streets in either direction. >> the mayor said there could be a problem if there was another fire. these types of neighborhood the fire department may have to start using water trucks to bring more water to the scene. >>> a group of bug lares appears houses in houses in forng a for a rt aiceraden.co there have 1 bee66 such burglaries since january. most of them in the western part of the county. the most recent one was last week. this is the deity ganiche. she's said to bring l
CBS
Aug 5, 2009 6:00pm EDT
for redskins today. they picked up dj hackett. he spent four seasons in seattle under jim zorn. so he knows the system here. his best season '06. more injuries today. devon thomas out with a hammy. he and malcolm both missed it. somebody call me when they participate. and defense got the lead, if you offense had to run gassers from sideline to sideline. apparently too many penalties and mistakes for coach zorn's liking. as always, joined by former redskins pro bowler brian mitchell. b, jason campbell defusing the whole thing. if he plays well, and gets multiple offers from multiple teams docks you think he stays here with the redskins after everything goes down? >> i'm sure he was hurt. any time you have a situation like that, and it was two times, not just one you have to be a little bit worried about that. but if it comes down to it, as i say the other day, if the money is right here, he'll be here. then again, he see comfortable here. >> he is. and he needs a little consistency in his life. the offense was running gassers after practice today. that seems to be more evidence that th
NBC
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
bright spots. jim zorn talking about them >>> the local tennis facility wher saen serenahttas kid iougta kids theht ge vianonnct e .tion jackie benson reports, officials there say they will fight to ep it open. >> the eviction notice served at the tennis and learning center in the 700 block, mississippi avenue southeast. it states the founding organization, recreation wish list committee has 30 days to vacate the building. the notice so upset founder cora masters berry she choked back tears as she spoke about creating the facility for a public-prite partnership ten years ago. >> this is my reason for living. this is my mission. this is the best job anybody could have. doing things for kidd. we have done a good job of it. >> she is married to but separated from former mayor marion barry. he joined d.c. mayor, at a basketball court dedication. >> cora masters-barry is an amazing contributor to the city. and i am sure that this is probably some legal or technical issue that will be resolved. >> he referred questions to d.c. attorney general peter nicoles. he told news 4 the notice st
FOX
Aug 9, 2009 11:15pm EDT
. jim zorn and jason campbe, sharing a smile at practice. he beginning the third straight season, big expectations for him this season. how about the rookie? well, brian there, number 98, expected to put the heat on opposing quarterbacks. while the coach doesn't want to talk bit, he degrees the fans have a great reason to be excited. >> they have a good reason to be excited. there is a lot of work to do. it is not this -- most excellent performance -- right from the start. we're going to grow and we're going to get better as we go along. >> random thought time, but if there was one guy on the redskins roster i wouldn't want to bother, this would probably be big al haynesworth, 6'6", but we'll have more. >> i still want to play out there earlier, hot out there, running offense. he is going to get tired. and i'm not sure if you watched film before, but when he is tired he taps out. just falls out to the ground, oh my gosh is he hurt? something wrong with him. no he is just giving the guy on the sidelines enough time to get out there so he can get up. go to the side lines, catch a breath
NBC
Aug 8, 2009 6:00am EDT
, extending their win streak to a big-league best, six games. jim zorn, hosting a party and the skins welcoming fans to the park for an appreciation day. mr. zorn has a message to his guests traveling to ashberg. one way in, one way out, everybody has to be patient. the fans who are going to the park, you'll see guys like number 48, safety chris horton in action, but not everyone will be playing. tovoid injury, the team is holding out nine players, including veterans albert haynes worth, clinton poverty is and santana moss. jim zorn says it's still worth it. >> we'll have a good show, but it's going to be fastth and you may not see the stars really, albert, i'm not going to practice albert tomorrow, okay. he's not going to play. so if you're coming to see albert haynesworth, you'll see him on the sidelines. but you're going to see a lot of great veterans and a lot of good rookies, trying to make this football team -- it will be spirited. >> a lot of fun out at the park today. talking tennis, and thursday night, andy roddick experienced a huge achievement in his career, winning his 500
NBC
Aug 20, 2009 5:00pm EDT
? liz crenshaw finds out if it makes a difference when you buy gas. >>> later, coach jim zorn in a one-on-one special interview just days before the big face-off against the steelers. >>> we continue to watch for storms that may be looming in our area. bob is back with the full forecast. >>> new credit card rules took effect today. that should offer new protections for consumers. the obama administration is putting the brakes on that popular cash for clunkers program. joining us now to talk about today's developments is cnbc's hampton pearson. talk about these new credit card rules today what changes will consumers notice? >> first of all, consumers are going to be given advanced warning of major changes like interest rate hikes or cuts in their credit limits and more time to pay off their balances. however, the credit card companies are sort of countering by increasing all kinds of fees and higher overhe-limit charges, annual fees, cash advance charges to cite a few examp example. >> claims for jobless benefits jumped unexpectedly last week. the second week, straight week, claims shot
FOX
Aug 30, 2009 11:15pm EDT
fresh start, a chance for clinton portis and jim zorn to hug it out. and arapko to figure it out. >> at first i thought i was in trouble, and he would chew me out for something i did. but no, it is a good deal, having fun over here. >> reporter: greg, how is the rookie doing? how are his table manners? >> great, no question he was raised right, he has a lot of class and poise. >> reporter: the coach was not the only one impressed. >> how is brian arapko to sit ne to? >> it is great. >> reporter: but will the redskins be good? the million dollar question, so we went to old school to ask ken harvey. >> you know defense can win games, they can change the outlook of the game, the defense is really strong. >> i think people are jumping the gun. it is just the preseason, we have the offense, taking time and practice. but i think we're on the right track and i think we'll have a very good team this year. >> thank you very much, dave feldman, reminding you the skins open the regular season two weeks from today. you can see more right here on fox 5. thank you for joining us. enjoy the res
NBC
Aug 7, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. >>> tiger woods has to do something he's never done. it's game time, sort of. jim zorn and the redskin >>> encouraging jobless numbers for the month of july. the nation's unemployment rate dipped for the first time in 15 months. employers are cutting fewer jobs. president obama said the figures show the worst of the recession is now behind us. >> martinez is stepping down before the end of his term. he plans to leave office as soon as governor charlie crist finds a replacement. his term ends next year. >>> fairfax county police trying to track down a serial burglar who appears to be targeting homes with a certain decoration display. an eastern religion, she's supposed to bring luck. they were hanging in most of the homes that were burg la rised. >>> many canning up, people planning to ride metro should expect delays. >>> health care forums are turning intohouting matches. >>> and speed cameras going up. >>> details live, problems fighting a massive fire. that house is in northwest washington. the new report says decades old water mains and a narrow winding road caused problems in the e
FOX
Aug 23, 2009 11:15pm EDT
. the first team offense just three points and three drives. jim zorn still optimistic. >> 1-7 and all that kind of stuff. again, i thought jason did a nice job getting us into the right play. he had several good audibles. and i got -- i just got to get him more time. this time we'll even give him more time. >> the good news, how about daniel, a long shot to make the team. the rookie from missouri gave the coaching staff present write to think about. s that -- plenty to think about. that's because he led the skins on their only two touchdown drives of the night. he was thedifference in that win. dave feldman chased down chase after the game. >> reporter: was it fun? >> it was a blast, man. finally glad to get out there and throw the ball around, run the ball around, get out there, get dirty, get hit for the first time in a while. it felt good. >> i really liked what chase daniel did with his time in there. he proved that he can scrap and complete passes. he was accurate. >> the defense was much better in week two after giving up 500 yards to baltimore. the boys in burgundy cut that in
CBS
Aug 7, 2009 11:00pm EDT
been that kind of camp. better to be safe than to be entertaining. that is jim zorn's philosophy. we'll tell you who's in and who's out for the dress rehearsal. another reason to lauat the cowboys. you'at the cowboys. you'llant to see this. 9 sports coming up. ysi= at suntrust, we help you manage your money at home. and make it easy when you're away. and where ever you go, atm fees won't follow. get back to what really matters switch to suntrust checking today suntrust. live solid, bank solid. the skins would like to see the starts jim zorn says the best way he can show appreciation is keeping the stars healthy. most of his big names will sit out the dress rehearsal. jason campbell will play and zorn says it's still going to be a good show. >> we're going to hold out certain veterans not based on injury just based on we don't need to see them scrimmage, but there's a lot of guys that we do, a lot of guys are fired up about finally getting to really have a live rep and we've see how it goes. >> gates open at 12:00, scrimmage at 2:00. usa preseason coaches pole tim tebow and the g
FOX
Aug 24, 2009 6:00pm EDT
shore hamstring. today's practice featured an unusual drill. the author was not jim zorn but danny smith, the special teams coach. he used volleyball to simulate punts. players better excel at these drills if they have any shot of making the 53-man roster. >> they have to. that's their role. it just -- really, nothing against marcus mason, if thursday the third or fourth back, portis is coming out and when la dell gets in somebody else is coming. where are you going to get the reps. the reps come on special teams. it is a way to get on the field and so yeah we are running them all the time with young people. >> reporter: one guy who is running the job is mitchell. he caught the third quarter touchdown from daniel. the first touchdown of the preseason for the redskins. >>> this is all new to a guy who played wide receiver his whole license going up in alabama and the starring collegeuately in nevada. >> i never played special teams before in my life. so coming here and transitioning and learning the receiver. going to do offense and i turn around and do special teams. that was my bi
CBS
Aug 28, 2009 11:00pm EDT
redskins field tonight. brett. >> yep. jim zorn is on the podium. let's listen in. >> i was very pleased. i thought he came out aggressive. he was accurate. he was real solid with what we had to do on the line of scrimmage and his temple was very good. i think he was excited. >> did you talk this week about wanting to see how the offense would respond if they hit a lull and then responded with a touchdown drive. what was your impression of that? >> that was frustrating because we're playing a good team. but what was great about what we did is didn't get down on ourselves. nobody was down. we just had to find the formula for moving the ball on the ground. we were struggling a little bit early moving the ball in the ground. then we kind of found some of the things we were looking for. we mixed it up with some aggressive pass plays and i thought our receivers did a nice job of separating from offenders. we left a couple out there that we could have had. and so i was pleased with that. we'll look at the video and probably see more. and we had some good play out there tonight on offense? >> 1
CBS
Aug 7, 2009 6:00pm EDT
players or keep them safe until it really counts? jim zorn is saying today he will take the conservative route. coming up we will let you know who is in and who's out for tomorrow's scrimmage. the news is a long list. plus, london, rocky and rack. the redskins threesome of horror. you'll meet them live from camp after this. tony, thanks for saying that. ( crack of bat, cheering ) not playing with the kids? not on these legs. poor leg circulation. doctor says it's p.a.d. peripheral artery disease? hmmm. more than doubles your risk for a heart attack or stroke. so i hear. better ask your doctor about plavix. plavix can help protect you from a heart attack or stroke. plavix helps keepbls from sticking together and forming clots, the cause of most heart attacks and strokes. my cousin the m.d. call your doctor about plavix. (male announcer) if you have a stomach ulcer or other condition that causes bleeding, you should not use plavix. when taking plavix alone or with some other medicines including aspirin, the risk of bleeding may increase so tell your doctor before planning surgery. and, alw
NBC
Aug 8, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. one injury to note. offensive tackle. jeremy bridges sprained his ankle. jim zorn said he will be okay. zorn was encouraged. the offense took center stage. jason campbell got a rock star reception today. campbell waving to the thousands of fans at the park. in their opening series. they failed to get into the end zone. recent acquisition, dj hackett. a catch. the 6-year veteran had an impressive afternoon. also, a high light of the day. hometown favorite. marcus mason at fullback. a sweet one-handed grab. slly adjusting to the position change. trying to make an impact wherever he can. >> each year. take it to next level. that's what i am trying to do. you know, with guys, they are helping me out. >> ball is coming your way. you have to make the plays. good to be noticed. >> as a receiver you can't control anything. when the ball comes to you. >> for the most part. thought we did well. move the ball down the field. should have converted. but there are some things, that can go back to correct that. for the most part. we move the ball. >> the turnovers. >> jason, the offense. making
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 6:00pm EDT
over and the redskins players couldn't be happier. jim zorn and the team hit the field preparing for the second preseason game. for the players, marking an unofficial holiday. no more early practices and the players couldn't be happier. >> you have no idea. we can go home, sleep in our own bed. that's going to be a big plus. >> i cried last night. it's over, man. >> i'm going to miss those two- a-days. a whole year. i won't see them. i won't have to shower three times in a span of seven hours or whatever it is. it's pretty sweet. >> quick notes here, chris cooley returned to practice after sitting out yesterday. phillip daniels back on the field today. jim zorn says he expects his first team offense will play a quarter against the steelers or until he sees enough production. we have some sad news tonight involving the washington capitals, the team confirmed that the goalie's two month old son has passed away. the team this afternoon, according to a friend of theodore's. captain george mcafee releasing a statement saying quote, we are aware of the heartbreaking news at this time w
CBS
Aug 29, 2009 6:00pm EDT
night, but it didn't stop them from feeling like they might have scored a small victory. jim zorn talks out about his press conference today. we will check in at college park. we have those stories next. >>> right now, we want to bring this to you. this is the motorcade carrying the casket. it has the body of the late senator, ted kennedy, arriving at the u.s. capitol. here his colleagues of nearly 40 years in the senate will pay their final respects along with other government leaders, cabinet members, and just regular folk. as we mentioned earlier, senator kennedy wasn't just a national figure, he was a local guy who lived here in northwest for more than 40 years. a lot of those people will be lining the sidewalks and the biways to bid farewell. now we turn to you. >> in sports. yesterday was uplifting if you are a redskins fan. they had to feel better about what was going on. today, starters have a few extra bumps and bruises after playing their longest minutes last night. if you were a part of the offense, the aches and pains don't matter. jason campbell and company have to be feeli
NBC
Aug 22, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. healy, who is playing tonight? >> tell you what. you hit it right on the head. jim zorn offensive guru. he wants everybody playing, everybody is healthy. he wants to see some production. as an offensive g of turu they t score against the ravens. i will leave the starters out. the game plan before all this rain. until they do something. he told me that only takes about a quarter. that would be nice. in this weather they don't want to leave the starters out there too long. the guys wrapped up training camp for the most part. everybody healthy. was not the case last year. tonight should be a very stiff test for zorn's offense. steelers, super bowl champs they had the west defense in the league last year. it showed when they played the redskins. the other thing that showed uppen fuup in full force, a pittsburgh fan. >> preseason game. you know what? we have great fans. i think -- dan, you know wants to continue to show his support and his enthusiasm for this team. for this community. and, you know so i think it is all in good, you know, in good fun. you know? it is -- just, he is comp
NBC
Aug 23, 2009 11:00pm EDT
incomplete passes. the final one to santana moss. jim zorn and campbell say they have no worries about the poor start. >> it's the pre-season. we want to take some shots. last week we didn't throw the ball downfield. you like getting a rhythm but tonight is different. we want to come out and take a shot deep. troy made a great play on the ball. take another shot. great coverage. same time as taking the shot. >> i try and look to see one for seven and all that kind of stuff but, again, i thought jason did a nice job getting us into the right play. he had several good audibles. >> jim zorn excited to see what jason campbell can do this friday against the patriots. the redskin defense at times was smothering. they were thrilled in what they saw in brian orapo. he's been the earning techniques in his transition to linebacker. he keeps on impressing his teammates especially the coaches. last night number 98 the defensive end slash linebacker made several tackles. orakpo has played both positions in the first two games and admits he's still getting used to playing a new position but excited abou
ABC
Aug 3, 2009 6:00pm EDT
with his full forecast. >> i'm at redskins park where jim zorn is trying to keep them fired up as they head towards the dog days of summer. we'll tell you about the $1 million and what is wrong with him, w >> more than two months on a bicycle peddling across america all in the name of arthritis research. >> he started in seattle and is passing through our area here. chris van cleve has more. >> david is a man on a mission, a road trip of sorts stretching nearly 4,000 miles across 14 states over 65 days and he is doing it alone. >> part of this was to kind of go out and encounter america. >> why would a 59-year-old insurance broker from philly use all of his annual vacation plus? to honor his mother marcy. she didas l ntdovember after ensp 15 yeaenrs in a wheelchair because of osteoarthritis, conditions david also suffers from. >> unfortunately, she passed away before i could accomplish the ride, but she had two reactions. what, are you crazy? and i'm really proud of you. >>ma slldladeour smaadll sdle bags on his bike, he has wound his way from seattle across the e.tinental div >>
NBC
Aug 24, 2009 11:00pm EDT
twice against its former coach. and head coach jim zorn gets hit with questio >>> thousands of studentsn prince george's county started the school year without classes to attend. everything went off well but nearly 8,000 high school students received incorrect or partial schedules. school officials blame the scheduling problem on a computer glitch. they expect the system to be fix and they want all students to report to school tomorrow. >>> theay m horas made good onot issc the but the is the tnstionquwi the tnsenbe enwied hroe llbeav elementary in the arhein t neighborho. in the ily lives with un esdaboth orief west school. s. it is not unusual for students to apply tsc idetshe sloo tirtsr hoors. the spokesperson for theoray mho olhoscch oice, or howgot in in o itgon in order torotte t twins' privacy. andrew and matthew fenty previously attended a montessori school. >>> and the swine flu could affect half the population causing 90,000 deaths. maryland's governor says budget cuts couldffect the ability to fight that virus. the vaccine is expected out in mid-october twoflt million marylan
NBC
Aug 4, 2009 6:17pm EDT
practice. jim zorn talked about what happened after that. >> it was just a big pile. and i heard a little ehh so i noouf something happened. and then tts hire. if he's out because we have to rest him, we'll do that but i don't think it's a major issue. we'll see. i can't tell you what the injury is yet. >> it's scary because that's the first time we almost saw one of our staerts go down. and you talk about guys in trenches in there. it's a little bit tougher. and guys are falling all over the place, so you troo i to stay up as much as possible. the field is a little muddy, guys lose their footing, but it's a scary moment. thank god no one seriously has been injured. >> he hopes that he's able to return healthy tomorrow. hire has had an mri, they're told that it is encouraging. jim zorn says that he will now be day to day. and other newer, randy thomas did watch from the side lines. he's resting a sore knee. casey raw back left practice if a bit because he tweaked his calf. he says it's minor. the redskins also held a special team practice this afternoon and obviously one of the pos
ABC
Aug 5, 2009 11:00pm EDT
the nagging injuries are starting to mount. head coach jim zorn says he's not worried, but he is frustrated. the redskins offense starting line missed practice today, three members, all sitting out because of injuries. >> we're not getting the repetitions that it takes to be cohesive. >> and a site that is far too familiar for comfort, two players were sidelined with hamstring injuries. >> he tried to be smart when you feel things coming on. >> they are nagging strains, so i'm not as concerned about the injuries as i am a lack of work that we get when we are injured like that. >> the redskins signed veteran d.j. hackett, who is familiar with jim zorn's offense. >> he has been trying to get on a team. some guys have not had that fortune to get on a team. now he has a chance. >>> the washington nationals are on a roll, four games in a row. great game against the marlins tonight. cody ross swings, look at ryan zimmerman. the inning is over with that play. to the fourth, christian bluesman -- christian guzmna, that is going to be trouble. morgan makes it home, guzman all the way arou
NBC
Aug 23, 2009 6:30pm EDT
yards b do not read too much into it. there were things that jim zorn saw last night that gave him confident that jason is ready to go. zorn backed him up saying only one of those attempts was poorly thrown. one of the most impressive performances came from a quarterback you wouldn't expect. the rookie from missouri was fun to watch. he scrambled for 22 yards through two touchdowns. we're at fedex field and jason campbell said he wanted the first team to get points on the board. first play on the game, jason campbell in control, drops back, takes the shot downfield. once he sees his target he went deep but the pass was broken up. campbell went one for seven ten yards. zorn said he had good zegs making. third quarter, rookie quarterback, chase daniel made the most of his first game. connecting with fellow rookie the 6'4" receiver hauled it in. tight end fred davis by the way out of the dog house on special team, punner to punter sends it downfield. look at this. the steelers get it and the ball stripped away by fred davis who had fumbled twice in the first game. he said that feeling
CBS
Aug 2, 2009 11:00pm EDT
coming your way in minutes on sports plus. >> jim zorn with a lineman. >> no option. can't go down, can't get hurt. suck it up. >> i think he is saying i don't trust my bench i think is what he is saying. >> he doesn't have a bench. >> you don't have a bench then it is easy. >> he has got that 400-pound guy. >> he isn't 400 pounds any more. >> rain should be gone tomorrow. should be smooth sailing for the monday commute. >> thank you for watching much next 9 news now tomorrow morning beginning at 4:55 a.m. have a great week. bye. captions by: caption cothlorad llc 5-0-80 e7877: ma38ra ilmmco@caponaptitscolorado.com ♪ music up and under. vo: will you find a day off in aisle 17? vo: or family time in aisle 12? vo: well yeah, because when you save money on simple things, vo: it adds up to some pretty amazing things. vo: walmart saves the average family $3,100 a year no matter where you shop. vo: what will you do with your savings? vo: save money. live better. walmart. vo: save money. live better. walmart. you'll love it. your old mop will just have to get over it... [ engine rattles
NBC
Aug 30, 2009 6:00pm EDT
haguens were also cut. the battle for the fifth resever spot is down to a four horse race. jim zorn is not ready to crown mitchell just yet. he and his staff need one final look. my question is, what more do you need to see? after being the talk of training camp, mitchell is executing in the preseason. two games. second in receiving on the roster with five catches for 61 yards and two touchdowns. ev i'm not alone when i say this. mitchell is aloft to make this team as the fifth receiver. jim zorn says hold your horses. >> it's still a battle going on it's a good question. i'm not sure about that yet. but he's definitely been impressive. he made a couple of really heads up plays. strong catches. another one for a touchdown, which he was excited about. we're all excited about that play. you know, one more game, he's going to be here next week to play again. and, you know, we hope that he continues to show his improvements. >> i'm one of those guys that, like i said, this is my job. i come out here and i bust my tail not only for myself but for the guys -- the other guys that are going to
CBS
Aug 1, 2009 6:00pm EDT
jim zorn is telling us 0%. there could be 100% tomorrow. >> exactly. >> even in the off season, there's not a ton of time to slack. players do grueling workouts, doing extensive cardio. from the time they play their last game none of these players have felt, a good hit. when the pads go on, the intensity goes up. >> nothing like a little heat and humidity on the first day of pads. >> i have been off two years. it's tough when it is humid like this and you can't breathe. everybody is trying to battle. >> he didn't slow down rookie, aracpo. in the trenches today. >> finally got my first thud, so it felt good. it's like a huge relief when you are a football player. >> also made a strong first impression on chris ben during team drills. >> a lot of speed and power. he is going to be an awesome player. >> coach zorn used the word promising. but the speed needs to pick up. >> on defense, they moved suddenly. our offense at times did, but not enough. >> the defense was way ahead of the offense today, because as he explained it, the offense is putting in strategy and the defense is jus
NBC
Aug 10, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. >>> also, the heat fires up redskins head coach jim zorn. we've all heard about the trouble in the housing industry. of a national real estate market, your town, your neighborhood, your home, or the home you'd like to buy, are each unique. the national conversation may not apply at all. if you've been worrying about what your property may be worth, or wondering if your dream home may finally be affordable, ask a re/max agent or go to remax.com. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. >>> i've mad a correlation. nascar drivers lose eight to ten pounds each race because of heat. and redskins and football players in days like this can lose the same amount of heat on the practice field. that's why you always see them rehydrating. the redskins over the weekend had the first real experience hitting, really tackling in their scrimmage on saturday, but that was nothing compared to the batting going on today against the heat. the heat index had already reached 100 degrees. the redskins, though, were toughing it out. let's go back to ashburn. hot weather. it's nothing new for the players,
NBC
Aug 6, 2009 6:00pm EDT
training camp, jason campbell waiting on the return of devin thomas. as always, jim zorn ving a lot of fun. >>> the postal service is strapped for cash. now it's taking drastic measures, maybe even clo sseome post oic nesnd aond delivery on saturday. re ouraa are on the b.ickoplo nine in the district. in ry fla,ndrou offices are on thlist. in bethesda, heightville and silver springs. tracie potts. >> reporter: many of us are e-mailing so mail carriers are delivering fewer letters and the postal service is losing money. >> post office has to adjust to it or they will go the way of the horse and buggy. >> reporter: even after raising prices, getting rid of mail boxes and cutting work hours, eliminating thousands of jobs and soliciting new businesses online. >> give flat-rate boxes a try. they won't make a $5.5 billio y retiree health payment. >> somebody will pay and that will be the u.s. taxpayer. >> eliminating regular deliver on saturdays and closing nearly 700 postal facilities. >> i won't have a place to come at lunchtime to drop off my mail. very inconvenient. >> we want to keep
FOX
Aug 5, 2009 6:00am EDT
. >>> dave has the latest news coming out of training camp. >> jim zorn is a wacky unorthodox church. sometimes in week two of training camp, things get monotonous. we'll show you how he was able to break that up when we return. dad, could you help me build a sand castle? sure, pal. let's just find a good spot. [ dramatic music plays ] a big day at the beach with the legendary taste of dunkin' donuts coffee on ice. this looks like a good spot. you kin' do it. america runs on dunkin'. treat urodself tay with an authentic caramel swirl iced latte. with the full flavor of aft mayo with olive oil. with half the fat and calories of hellmann's real mayo, kraft mayo with olive oil is the new standard in mayo >>> one of the world appear first black supermodel has died. naomi sims passed away in newark, new jersey after a long bat we'll breast cancer. this is a picture of her on the cover of cosmo back in 1973. she broke the color barrier when she hit the new york runways in the '60s. she ended up becoming a icon of the black is beautiful movement. she was just 61 years sold. >>> singer chris
NBC
Aug 27, 2009 5:00pm EDT
important game of the preseason coming up tomorrow night. jim zorn is hoping for perfection. redskins fans, i think, would settle for a touchdown or two from starting offense. the head coach listens to what the fans and pundits say about his team. and him. but he doesn't always like it. he knows, however, winning fixes everything. in part two of my conversation with jim zorn we discussed a variety of topics. including his job security. and his running back, clinton portis. one thing they talk about about with clinton, i mean, 9,200 yards ain't too shabby. a lot of people say he lacks that burst to go the distance. do you agree with that? >> well, he -- you know, he's not the guy that has the four-two speed. once he breaks the line of scrimmage. but i don't think that he's -- i don't think, you know, we are not sitting here brooding over him getting 30 yards. are we? and he has had a lot of care zblees what makes him so dom in an and when you guys watched him on film, it is -- is he a wow player? >> i think he is a wow player. he probably does more things to reek havoc on an offensive
NBC
Aug 4, 2009 6:00pm EDT
haynesworth back on the football field. find out if jim zorn is worried about his ot >>> an airline pilot was killed, six others seriously injured when their plane skidded off a runway in thailand today. it hit a traffic control tower. 72 people including the crew of the flight were on board. the twin turboprop was flying from another resort in southern thailand. it's not yet clear if any americans were on board. >>> there is opposition tonight here in washington and across the country about whether to put an additional $2 billion into the popular cash for clunkers program. the government is giving consumers up to $4500 to trade in their gas guzzler for a more fuel efficient car. tonight critics are asking if the nation can afford to help more people buy new cars. tracie potts has our report. >> reporter: in st. louis today, protestors tried to disrupt a congress made's news conference touting the success of cash for clunkers. >> the billions we're spending we don't have. we're borrowing it from china. >> reporter: dealers have already claimed more than half the billion dollars in g
NBC
Aug 23, 2009 6:00am EDT
quarter drive but it was the backups who stole the show. we're at fed ics field. jim zorn's saying let's play. we need to score some points here, folks. first quarter, the redskins trail. a fade to the corner. marko mitchell leaps, makes the catch. nice play. three yard touchdown. the redskins tied at 10 just like that. mitchell had three catches for 21 yards and that td. fourth quarter now, steelers lead it 13-10. hunter smith punting it away. joe burnett fields it at his own 18 yard line. check out number 86, fred davis. makes the hit, causes the fumble. dale young recovers it. the skins are in business. here we go. ensuing play, chase daniel still in the game. taking his time. had great protection from the offensive line here. drops back, play action, and then hits fred davis in stride for an 18-yard touchdown. fred davis had a good game. chase daniel finished the game 6-8 for 58dsar y and two scores. the redskins win it 17-13 the final. >> i was much more pleased, you know. we ended up converting third downs. we were 1 of 11 a week ago. i think we were 9 of 17 this ga so we definitel
FOX
Aug 22, 2009 11:00pm EDT
down. trickery by jim zorn. same drive, clinton portis, 11 yards to the pittsburgh 11. cp doesn't like the preseason but liked this. and he wasn't done. on the very next play, portis again. eight yards down to the three- yard line. and then the day would be done. but back to back, ledell betts runs would get nothing. skins would have to set for a 20-yard field goal. washington up 3-0 after the first quarter. still frustrating upon getting in then zone. second quarter, pittsburgh's charlie batch over the middle, hines ward. makes a great catch. 24yards to the redskins' 13- yard line. two players later, willie parker with the 3-yard line for the touchdown. 7-3, pittsburgh takesthe lead. now right before the half, todd collins trying to hurry up offense -- hurries up and makes a mistake. intended for thomas, picked off by ratliff. returned to the steelers' 35. but the steelers would not make the field goal. the steelers led 10-3 at the half. second half the local kid from montgomery county. marcus mason. 18yards to the steelers' 24. marcus 11 carries for 48 yards. same drive formation, th
NBC
Aug 26, 2009 5:00pm EDT
starter. jim zorn made it clear this week that todd collins is his number two. you know when trainin camp arted it seemed as though brennan was in the mix to be the backup. after would preseason games the call for colt isn't nearly as loud. brennan is battling rookie free agent daniel for the third straight job. it is a battle that likely won't end until the fourth and final game of the preseason. hakem dermish has more with bre brennan who is hungry to improve. >> the best way for me to progress and for me to, you know, present myself as a y, quarterback, of the future, is take on that backup role and learn. you know. and grow. and sometimes it is easy when you are on the depth chart, low on depth chart and hard for you to grow and progress. and continue to learn and do good where when you are that backup and going at any moment, kind of forces you to learn and develop and so it is something i'm definitely vying for. >> reporter: where dpu get your passion for playing quarterback? >> you know what? my first year in third grade, they were like you look like a quarterback. and i went
FOX
Aug 7, 2009 11:00am EDT
and i can try to take it. >> now your second year here, jim zorn's second year as well as a head coach. how familiar would you say he is and the offense is now under jim zorn? >> i feel like it's just like me having another year in the nfl. i think that you have to have more experience. you learn from the past. of course you're never going to be perfect. but i think you just learn from whatever you've done and can adjust to the league and to me playing, as far as playing, i think it makes you better as a person having the experience. and that always helped and i think coach zorn is ready this year and i think he wants to win a lot and he's going to do whatever it takes to put whoever we need to on the field to win. >> and led me ask you this, you're from ohio. and pete carol got you out there at usc and now you're back here on the east coast. is this california heat or are you used to this stuff? >> no. this heat is different. you get out here and start to get gs flying in your mouth. >> you didn't get that in southern california. >> no. it's dry heat. but the fans here are more
NBC
Aug 3, 2009 6:00pm EDT
push it today. jim zorn says do not worry. this is precautionary. >> we're just trying to keep his knee, which is sore, just from all the work we've been doing, just make sure we don't have to shut him down completely for more than a day or two. i'm absolutely pleased with where he's at ght now. >> jim zorn expecting to see haynesworth back out there on the field soon. >>> cornerback carlos rogers is still sidelined with a tight calf. there's no time table yet on when he'll practice. >>> speaking of time, one redskins player who has a rare habit that you don't really see a lot of at training camp is laron landry. he wears a wrist watch, but he's not using it for telling time. first of all, if he wore a watch in the game, he'd have no chance of keeping that thing on his arm. but landry is a one-of-a-kind guy. he says since college he's used a timepiece as motivation. >> my time to shine. it's my time all the time. every five minutes, i set an alarm. when we're on the field for five minutes, when it starts beeping, it's time to go. >> one day i noticed it. i'm like, what are you doin
CBS
Aug 6, 2009 5:00pm EDT
with a full report. >> hi there ladies. behind that guy in the gray t- shirt. there is coach jim zorn signing some autographs. coach, really a full service operator. he tolds two a days. you mentioned the rain earlier. you know what the rain did? nothing. this is football. they are like the postal service. rain, sleet, hail, whatever, they keep on playing. that guy zorn, he is from seattle. they were fine. they practiced this morning just like they planned to do. the boys came out for the first of two. the guys did switch to longer cleats for better footing in the wet conditions. unfortunately, it didn't work for all the players. there was a rain related injury that star wide receiver, santana moss slipped and tweaked his hamstring while running a route on the wet turf. he left the morning practice, did not take part in the afternoon practice. this after injuries already to receivers, malcolm kelly. and now the quarterback is starting to worry about getting reps with his guys. >> offenses click better when guys are working together and all the guys are in together. right now we are missing a
FOX
Aug 6, 2009 10:00pm EDT
himself diving for a ball on the wet grass. this afternoon jim zorn chose to take the cautious route with moss telling him to just watch and do some light jogging. if moss was stressed, he certainly didn't show it. jim zorn, your best receiver has a hammy. what do you have? >> it was raining this morning and kind of slip. he felt a tweak in his hamstring. he's going to be fine. it's not a pull, just a little knot. >> we don't talk about injuries. that's the team rules. i'll let you ask all those questions but i'm all right. >> reporter: you're not concerned? >> no, i'm not concerned. things you go through in camp. i'm g. just one of those wet mornings and stuff like that. stuff happens. >> after missing two days of practice, devon thomas was back today but just for the mornin he miss the afternoon after he, too, tweaked his hamstring. it's the same injure ray that caused thomas to miss some -- injury that caused thomas to miss some games last year. later this hour, we'll go under the goal post with angela -- dee angela hall who led the redskins in interceptions. >> it will be i
FOX
Aug 24, 2009 5:00pm EDT
, campbell is expected to play the first two quarters according to jim zorn. >>> coming up at 6:00, a special route to make the team. a special route. >> you know what i mean. >> a special team. >> i understand. a quick question about daniel a lot of people are hyping him up but he was playing against the steelers third string. >> so was brennan, right. >> if you compare who did better against the third string, daniel did. but colts still ahead on the chart right now. by the way, chase daniel is about 5'10". he is small. they list him as maybe 5'11". he is short. he's not tall. palka could post him. >> we were at the game together and that's why the rivalry. >> we all love the redskins here. and i really like jim zorn. i think he is great. >> he's a good guy. >>> now a little high school football. kids return to class and the game of the week returns for the season but at www.myfoxdc.com to vote for your favorite team. we could be at one of these games. >> already. high school football. that's great. goinso fast. >> all right. talk about the weather. >> beautiful day. >> such a switch
FOX
Aug 16, 2009 8:00am EDT
total yards. however the coach jim zorn says a positive change is on the way. >> i think we'll even improve in the next five or six days. that's what you ask, what are we going to do? well our tempo will improve, the pace with which people practice, the intensity with which people practice, they have a taste of what was really in the game and so i think those things will happen. >> well here is what is next. the steelers come to fedex field on saturday for the second preseason game and tickoff is at 7:30. >>> time is running out for the nats to sign their top draft pick. they have until midnight morrow to ink steven strausberg. the team president admitted it may not happen because it may not be because of a lack of effort. they've offered a record deal said to be worth more than $10.5 million. the cubs gave mark prior back in 2001, which is still the most ever given to a draft pick. the nats failed to sign their top pick last year. and as for the players that are signed, the team on the road. adam dunn took his 31st home run of the reason. nats win 10-6. >>> and michael phelps said
NBC
Aug 19, 2009 6:00pm EDT
tomorrow. >>> a new study finds more baby boomers are doing drugs. >> jim zorn pulling out the big guns for preseason game number two against the steelers. the nascar drivers hanging out at the white house today. plus back on the field. fred smoot. dangerous and versatile, too. trying out a new position. de >>> the market saw another rally today thanks to a spike in oil prices that sent energy stocks way up. oil topped out at over $72 a barrel. the dow, meanwhile, closed 61 points higher. the nasdaq ended the day up 13 points. the s&p was up more than six points. >>> there are growing concerns about the federal cash for clunkers rebate program. some car dealers are pulling out of it because they say they are not getting paid. jay gray takes a closer look at the complaints and the government's response. >> reporter: theash for clunkers federal rebay program has apparently hit another roadblock. >> we are probably owed about $45 million at this point. >> reporter: car dealers across the country say they made deals that hinge order a government marine fund but sometime haven't been re
CBS
Aug 23, 2009 11:00pm EDT
score a touchdown. jim zorn was asked does that matter? >> yes, it matters. it mattered this week to be down there on the 2-yard line -- excellent drive, just what we're looking for. but we're looking to finish. >> and after rookie chase daniel stole the show, will he also take a roster spot from fan favorite colt brennan? washington went long ball on the brewers and after a week in which the team made mike the permanent general manager, we're looking at that, and more on the stories tonight on sports plus. >> okay so the sports department upstairs hate me because i'm -- a chase fan. >> they're -- >> you can hear dave owen laughing? >> no, i don't think so because nobody in the sports department went to hawaii or auburn. you're fine. you can root for chase daniel. >> i am just not a fan of ma -- >> all right, one look at the seven-day forecast. we have nice weather coming up for the beginning of the work- week, lots of kids going back to school. no problems for the commute, bus stops great, humidity going down. that is the big thing you will notice. a chance of thunderstorms coming u
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00pm EDT
are preparing to play steelers one week from today. head coach jim zorn called the defense soft after 500 yards of offense to the ravens in the preseason. can't give that much offense up and win. zorn says result of inexperience. >> we had a lot of young guys who understand now being in shape and condition is a premium. being able to play full speed. we have to be able to do that. and it takes its toll. and then -- adding all that up. i mean we gave up 500 yard almost, we gave up 500 yards of offense to their team. and that can't happen. >> no it can't. and the other football. go time for d.c. united. with ten left in the regular season. black and red sit in third place in the eastern conference. one point ahead of toronto, d.c. united played this afternoon. said the united rookie. we need to go to toronto and handle our business. d.c. united fans. they travel pretty well. north of the border there. 30th minute. on the attack. cross, into the box. check out dwayne derosario. josh wick frozen. the ninth of the season. toronto up 1-nil. second half. off the corner kick. passes it
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
ravens scores. jim zorn took stock today and tried to stay medium. >> he's not scoring points and sustaining drives. it is irritating and it is, i have to call a better game. and i have to put our guys in a position to score. that's number one from my standpoint. >> blaming himself. you have to respect that. you can hear zorn's full unedited press conference including his thought on comp bell's performance last night and which quarterback is leading that competition. log on to our website wusa9.com. >>> tiger had a one stroke lead after the first round of the pga championship and the party line from hazelton was everything is over. mail the check and we will take care of it later. tiger trying to make it a reality. he rebounded with 15-footer on six for bird and another on seven to get six under. that is jim furyk out of spinach on the 12th. good for a birdie the hard way. tiger is tied for the lead with ross fisher. they are on the back nine. >>> the nats the bloom is off the rose from that eight game win streak. they have lost three straight including the two hit shut down at th
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
pizza hut. >> good evening, everybody. dave ross is here with your sporting. let's say this about jim zorn. a glass half full kind of guy. today at the press conference, he was trying to put a positive spin on last night's dismal 23- 0 shutout loss to the raven when is he interrupted himself and simply said we scored zero points. that just about says it all. >>> the offense was non- existence and the defense not much better. they allowed the ravens 500 yards of total offense, granted albert haines worth was not in the lineup and toughen -- toughened up the front line. while it's the preseason, the coach knows everyone has to get better. >> not scoring points or sustained dry, that is irritating and that is, you know, it's -- i have a calm of a better game and i have to put our guys in a position to score. that is number one and from my standpoint. this was the first game game and it was difficult for some. some failed and some came through with flying colors and some new need to rise up. >> michael vick will practice the first time tomorrow with his new team in philadelphia. agreeing
CBS
Aug 6, 2009 6:00pm EDT
need to have fresh on them to work a lot harder and get to the top level he can be at. >> jim zorn made an interesting point. the veterans know their bodies. the rookies sometimes don't know the difference between just being sore, which you get at training camp and having a serious injury. is there something to that learning your body as a young player? >> you have to learn your body. whether there's a rookie or whatever, they should know their bodies by now. they get that same little message from their coaches then. at this point, where the coach don't push them, it's coach's fault, not the players. >> santana moss hamstring today. if he goes down for an extended period, that is catastrophic. >> if he goes down, he is in trouble. santana is the only guy that i will consider true play maker at the receiver position. malcolm kelly, those guys, we have hope that they can be. they haven't proved it over the long haul. they have to have a santana moss. >> meanwhile, up the road at ravens camp, you would never believe the rather interesting guest coach who showed up today. >> introduce you t
NBC
Aug 4, 2009 11:00pm EDT
morning. there were some set backs because of it. right tackle suffered a knee injury. jim zorn says mri results were encouraging. they will reassess. good news. albert haynesworth in full pads achts mi after missing two days of practice. after having an injection kept him out of practice yesterday. defensive tackle said the same type of injection he had during his time in tennessee. something he does to feel comfortable. zorn is doing fine. reiterated it was just a precautionary measure. on the other side of the ball, th offense continues to improve after a slower start. one thing players are finding helpful is being able to devote more time to perfecting plays they have installed as opposed to starting from scratch. >> some times the guys will get a play. you go back and heroine from it. not a bad play if you learn from it. training camp was all about. and you try it out here. you move on to the next play. >> working on getting better. not going out there. and hoping i remember what i have. we're going out there. going. i know what i have. what can i do to make it much better. a hu
CBS
Aug 11, 2009 6:00pm EDT
the steelers, clinton portis also a healthy scratch. jim zorn said the runningback gets some touches in the second game. santana moss being cautious as well. he won't play either. going to be a lot of opportunities out there for the young guys. defensive coordinator says they are starting to get anxious. >> the reality of it, they line up in the nfl football game and their mom and grandma is going to watch them. i think the pressure is starting to close in on them. there's no doubt about it. they don't let their fear handcuff them. they can use it and help them prepare to play. >> good news at wide receiver. devon thomas will go after nursing his tender hamstring. he will get to start opposite antwon randle el. it takes a lot of conditioning and luck to play in the nfl. just ask the 11 year veteran has really been one of the most consistent and durable guys. he hasn't missed a game since 1998. he played in 176 consecutive games. he had been a pro bowl alternate. amazing when you see the violent nature of nfl linebacking. >> blessed me with the great health, so to speak. you know, jus
ABC
Aug 8, 2009 11:00pm EDT
, fans were happy and so was head coach jim zorn. >> i want to thank you so much for coming. i know that this is a new beginning for us in 2009. our goal is to win the championship. >> go for it, guys -- the redskins marching band was even out parked today to entertain the crowd. everyone came to see the team. eyes on the offense which had its moments like this draw play to running back anthony aldridge. jason campbell was crisp, connecting with new wideout hackett. he was very ppy with the way they moved the ball. >> for the most part, we did very well, moved the ball right down the field, should have converted for a touchdown but there are some things that we can go back on film to correct, but for the most part we moved the ball. >> today was the first opportunity. i think the guys love it. i really do. our guys loved it -- to run and know that you could get tackled, there is a different spark. there is a different speed. and then to come in and lay a hit on somebody's got to feel great. >> 2009 class was inducted into pro football's hall of fame tonight. in canton, ohio. six new memb
CBS
Aug 17, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. football and when the steelers come to town saturday, jim zorn isn't promising to see the starters on the field longer. but you'll see more of them. hainesworth is one of the starters going to make his debut. it seems clinton portis can put it off no longer. the running back is going to take the fedex field against pittsburgh. >> part of his camp is to get himself game ready. and i think it's hard for a veteran, any veteran, to think about he's not playing. is he going to play? how much is he going to play? and then he's had to sit and watch or we've held him back because we got to see some of the other guys. >> meanwhile, soft is a good thing when you're talking about cotton balls, t-shirts and little bunnies. but if you're talking about football players, that's an insult and it's one zorn used to talk about his team's play. that's for the rockies and the unproven -- rookies and the unproven guys that he didn't feel stepped up. even if it was said about the guys that are third and fourth string, team leader jason campbell didn't take it that way. >> he wasn't speaking to everybody
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